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  • Israeli leader calls for independent Kurdistan

    Citing the chaos in Iraq, Israel's prime minister has called for the establishment of an independent Kurdistan as part of a broader alliance between Israel and moderate forces across the region.

  • Seoul: North Korea fires more short-range missiles

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two short-range Scud missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, a South Korean official said, in an apparent test just days after the country tested what it called new precision-guided missiles. A South Korean military official, who spoke on condition...

  • President Obama is not finished

    More and more people are finally coming to the realization that President Obama is presiding over America's decline, though there are differences of opinion as to whether he's deliberately or even directly causing it.

  • President Obama: World Cup schedule is affecting my foreign policy moves

    During an interview Thursday with ABC's George Stephanopoulos aboard Air Force One, President Obama told the host that the World Cup schedule was affecting his foreign policy moves.

  • US, Sunni states meet on Mideast insurgent crisis

    PARIS (AP) — The United States met Thursday with its top Sunni state allies in the Mideast to consider how to confront the region's growing turmoil that has been spawned by a Sunni Muslim insurgency group. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq...

  • Iraq and the echoes of Vietnam

    A corrupt government that has alienated many of its people finds itself unable to overcome a growing insurgency in an endless civil war and expects a superpower on the other side of the globe to come to its rescue. That's the story in Iraq today -- which carries eerie echoes of the not-so-distant...

  • On foreign policy, are you Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton?

    Despite serving as his secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has had a few disagreements with President Obama on foreign policy over the years. To find out which one you're more like, take this seven-question quiz or read about the decisions below.

  • State Department going online to counter terrorism messages

    The State Department's Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications has hired a contractor to provide it with six staffers to conduct "a digital English-language campaign designed to counter propaganda by al Qaeda and other extremist groups" outside the U.S.

  • Obama would have to change his entire worldview to save his presidency

    In late 2006, George W. Bush and Iraq were both in crisis, his poll numbers and the war he began both hitting rock-bottom, his credibility eroded by false reassurance and the new Iraq he had such a large stake in creating now on the verge of collapse.

  • Polish foreign minister denies he said Poland's alliance with US 'isn't worth anything'

    Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw "Radek" Sikorski is in hot water over remarks attributed to him that indicate the U.S. doesn't really care about his country. A Polish magazine, Wprost, announced on Sunday that it obtained a recording of a conversation it says took place between Sikorski and a...

  • The Iraq War was a bipartisan disaster

    "Sorry" seems to be the hardest word for neoconservatives who championed the Iraq War, but sometimes they manage to squeeze it out. 

  • VIDEO: Chris Christie blasts Obama administration on foreign policy

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Friday the Obama administration hasn't pushed American views strongly enough overseas and that's one of the main reason Iraq is seeing an increase in violence. Speaking at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority conference, the possible 2016...

  • Rep. Robert Pittenger works to reassure America's allies post-Edward Snowden

    Rep. Robert Pittenger is on a mission to smooth over relations with allies that have been damaged by the revelations of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. After meeting Wednesday with a delegation of Austrian lawmakers, Pittenger, R-N.C., said recent developments in Iraq and Syria...

  • Poll: 55% say America's global Image worse under Obama-Clinton

    Despite promises by President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to bolster America’s Image around the world, a majority of Americans believe that the country’s prestige and standing are lower than when the duo came into office six years ago. A new poll from St. Leo...

  • Obama tells Congress he can act on Iraq on his own

    President Obama told Congressional leaders he has no plans to send American troops into combat in Iraq, but that he does not need their approval for other military moves aimed at increasing security within the war-torn country. “I do not believe the President needs any further legislative...



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